Careers at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are rewarding in more ways than one. While working at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, including at Fallingwater, you’ll experience an unusually deep sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie with other like-minded professionals.
Current Job Openings
Digital Fundraising Specialist
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is seeking a digital fundraising specialist to support the Conservancy’s efforts to increase its donor base through digital channels, primarily email. Primary duties include writing emails, setting up email campaigns and tracking results, and assisting with strategy development to engage donor prospects. This position reports to the director of annual fund and membership.
We are seeking candidates with a degree in communications, digital media, marketing or a related field, with three years of experience implementing online fundraising campaigns. Candidates must have strong technical skills, including with Adobe Creative Cloud products, familiarity with WordPress, working knowledge of HTML and experience working with e-fundraising constituent relationship software products. Salesforce experience strongly is preferred. The successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to develop and implement strategies to engage donor prospects via email and other channels (both digital and non-digital outlets).
This is a part-time position (approximately 1,000 hours per year), offering a competitive hourly wage, flexible schedule and pension participation. To apply, send a letter, resume and hourly wage requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Digital Fundraising in the subject line of the email.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has a part-time position at Fallingwater, located in Mill Run, Pa. as a membership team representative. The membership representative gives a brief presentation to visitors at the conclusion of their tour of Fallingwater and invites them to become members and supporters of Fallingwater and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.
Applicants must be comfortable speaking in front of groups. We offer a professional and friendly working atmosphere in a beautiful location and the chance to meet interesting people from around the world. This position offers a competitive hourly rate, employee discounts and free admissions to Fallingwater. Successful applicants must be flexible with schedules and available to work weekends and holidays as needed. To apply, send a letter and resume to email@example.com and list Membership in the subject line.
Historic Preservation Project Manager
The historic preservation project manager will provide design and construction project management for the preservation of Fallingwater. This position requires expert knowledge and experience with historic preservation theory and practice as well as a thorough knowledge of construction project management. Candidates must be well versed in using the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and have the ability to carry out preservation projects requiring the application of historic preservation, engineering, architecture and landscape architectural standards and methods. This position reports to Fallingwater’s director of preservation and collections.
All candidates are required to have a degree in historic preservation, architecture, engineering or a related field. A graduate degree in these positions is preferred. Other combinations of work experience and education will also be considered. Candidates are required to have a minimum of 3 years of experience in oversight of historic properties and management of preservation construction projects. Knowledge of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and early to mid-20th century building technologies is preferred. This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Preservation in the subject line of the email.
Fallingwater has a part-time opening in its Visitor Services department for a shuttle driver. The shuttle driver transports visitors at Fallingwater to and from the house and assists visitors in and out of the shuttle. The driver also delivers mail, supplies, umbrellas and other materials to various Fallingwater departments. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record, and be able to lift up to 50lbs. This position requires the driver to work weekends and holidays, as needed. The shuttle driver works an average of two to three days per week through November and will be laid off (while the house is closed for tours) until the spring. To apply, email a letter of interest and/or resume to email@example.com and list Shuttle in the subject line.
Visitor Services Representative
Fallingwater, a property entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, has a part time opening in the Visitor Services Department. Provides superior customer service, handles reservations, sells admission tickets and on-line ticket sales, and greets and assists visitors at the visitor services desk. Qualifications include good verbal and written communications skills, professional telephone etiquette, very good computer skills, and a strong customer service orientation. Must be flexible with schedule and available to work weekends and holidays as needed. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and list VSR in the subject line of the email.
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy considers applicants and volunteers without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual preference, disability, marital status or veteran status. Read the WPC Equal Opportunity Employer Statement.